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Critical Care in a backpack - The Galveston County Daily News: Health

December 7, 2016

Critical Care in a backpack

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am

The Office of Naval Research has teamed up with biomedical scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch to develop the Automated Critical Care System, a package expected to be no larger than a backpack that will automatically sense and respond to a patient’s condition with appropriate IV fluids and emergency drugs.

Intended to be a “cruise control” for critical care, the ACCS will make it possible to support casualties in the limited space available inside a crowded aircraft or ground transport.

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